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Introduction – November 2017

Ian Patey, Chairman, 
ITS (UK)

What’s in a name? I remember not being too bothered when Marathons became Snickers although I did prefer Opal Fruits to Starburst – neither really changed, apart from the name and packaging. I lined up against Mo Farah recently at ...

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Videalert digital video platform delivers clean air zone compliance

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According to current estimates, pollution from toxic gases such as nitrogen dioxide from traffic on our roads causes the premature deaths of 40,000-50000 people each year. This is a massive issue for governments around the world. Whilst London, Birmingham, Derby, ...

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A world of intelligent transport solutions

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AGD make easy-to-integrate globally compatible ITS product solutions designed to help create safer, greener and more efficient traffic and transport environments AGD Systems is one of the world’s leading designers and manufacturers of ITS product solutions. AGD’s solutions are created ...

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Live technology showcase planned for 2017 World Congress

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Organisers of the ITS World Congress 2017 in Montréal, Canada, have issued a ‘call for demonstrations’, inviting companies within the intelligent transport systems sphere to show off their latest technologies at the event. The City of Montreal is set to ...

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Technology in Indian highways

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The south Asian country of India is the second most populated country with the highest population density in the world. The country observes rapid expansion of road network to meet its increasing vehicle population especially to connect different urban regions ...

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Smart city technology to aid street light management

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The London Borough of Barking & Dagenham is set to harness smart city technology to manage its street lights following the award of a £4.7M lighting contract to VolkerHighways. The two and a half year contract will include the replacement ...

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Successful World Congress comes to a close

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More than 11,000 visitors participated in the 23rd annual ITS World Congress in Melbourne, Australia last week, which has been hailed as a great success by the organisers. The congress came to a close on Friday after five days of ...

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Global cities expect integrated transport apps

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Citizens of major cities worldwide have high expectations for future transport innovation, with half convinced they will use one ‘app’ for all their transportation needs by 2020, according to a new study by Xerox. The company has released some early ...

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Data specialists look to support smart city developments

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Driving the development of smart cities through improved population movement analysis is the aim of a new strategic agreement between intelligent mobility specialist INRIX and demand patterns expert Citi Logik. The agreement will see anonymised mobile network data provided via ...

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Siemens launches intelligent parking at ITS Congress

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A new intelligent parking system from leading traffic management provider Siemens is being shown at this week’s ITS European Congress at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre in Glasgow. The system uses sensors to detect individual parking bay or car ...

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